6 September 2012 2:20 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Now that addiction and intervention have become mere fodder for basic-cable reality shows, you might think there's nothing new to say on the subject. But in his powerful new film "Keep the Lights On," director Ira Sachs (who co-wrote with Mauricio Zacharias) takes us on a brutal and unflinching journey through a relationship that is irrevocably shaken by drugs. The film begins in 1998, with filmmaker Erik (Thure Lindhart) scoping out a gay hook-up phone line in search of some anonymous companionship. He winds up meeting Paul (Zachary Booth), whose blandly »

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